BSL Level 4/6 Communication Support Worker

Location:  Roding Primary School, Essex
Salary: Instructor Scale Point 1 or 2 (Depending on Experience and Qualification). Actual Salary – £9,115 – £10,009 (15 hours) or £18,330 – £20,018 (30 hours)
Type: 15 or 30 hours a week on Fixed Term Contract for 1 year

Closing Date: Thursday 7th June 2018 at midday
Interview Date: Week commencing 18th June 2018

Roding Primary School and Nursery with provision for deaf children is a welcoming school where everyone is ‘Free To Achieve’.  The dedicated staff, amazing group of children and committed governors work hard to support strengths, improve weaknesses and remove any barriers that may prevent reaching potential.  To this end we work as a team, following the school values:

At Roding we are:

Aspirational, Confident, Honest, Independent, Enthusiastic, Valued, Excellent, Respected, Successful

Do you have a positive and flexible outlook and experience of communicating with young children?  Are you able to differentiate language to a child’s individual level?  Do you have excellent communication and organisational skills and an understanding of school/educational expectations?  If so you may be the person for us.

We are looking for someone to work primarily with a bright and enthusiastic mainstream child currently in Reception who requires consistent BSL/SSE communication support across the school day, ensuring he has full access to the rich language that his hearing peers enjoy.  Our ideal candidate will be qualified to BSL level 6, and will be prepared to offer consistent but flexible communication support.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who would like to work in one school and gain experience of an educational setting.  You would join a happy, friendly and supportive team working within our Provision for Deaf Children.

We can offer you:

  • A very friendly and supportive staff and children who love to learn
  • A well-resourced working environment
  • An Ofsted rated good school with an Outstanding Provision for Deaf Children

Application procedure:

To apply, please download an application pack from the school website Completed applications are to be sent electronically to You are warmly invited to visit our school and find out more about this post. To arrange a visit, please telephone Caroline Durrance on 020 8504 3706. Any enquiries about this post should be emailed to the above email address, which we will endeavour to reply to as soon as possible.